Severe Weather Alerts - Roberts, ID

  • Red Flag Warning

    Red Flag Warning in effect from 9:00 AM MDT until 9:00 PM MDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FORGUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE ZONES 410 AND 425...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAGWARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY. THEFIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN IDAHO...FIRE ZONE 410 UPPER SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM...FIRE ZONE 425 MIDDLE SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/TWIN FALLS BLM.

* TIMING: THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WIND: INCREASING THROUGH THE MORNING WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 MPH BY NOON.

* HUMIDITY: 7 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OFSTRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CANCONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THEAPPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAGWARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

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